Official Washington DC Tourism Domain Hacked by Iranian Hacker

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An Iranian hacker going with the handle of HellBoy had hacked and defaced a sub-domain of an official Tourism website of Washington DC ( http://lincolnball.washington.org/) on July 25th 2013, which is hacked till today  October 31st 2013.

Hacker left a deface page along with a message on the hacked on sub-domain, bashing the administrator for poor site security. The deface message was expressed in following words:

  • HellBoy Was Here! Your Security Need A little Bypass We Are Hellboy | AHAAD | V30SHARP | MR.EpSiLoN | A.CR0X

Link of targeted website along with its mirror is available below: 

http://lincolnball.washington.org
http://zone-h.com/mirror/id/20354797

Lincoln 2.0 Inaugural Ball was an event that took place back in 2009 in the heart of Washington DC.

At the time of publishing this article, the website was hacked and displaying deface page left by the hacker after 3 months of successful defacement.


Waqas

Waqas Amir is a Milan-based cybersecurity journalist with a passion for covering latest happenings in cyber security and tech world. In addition to being the founder of this website, Waqas is also into gaming, reading and investigative journalism.